In 2014, there were big changes in the industry of photography. Overall, the year was stable, but not without interesting discoveries. The market recorded a drop in sales of compact cameras due to the development of PV modules in smartphones. However, the market is more advanced camera models is growing.
Leaders in the field of DSLR, such as Canon, Nikon, Pentax updated some of its most popular models. Mirror less cameras continue to evolve and has already pushed some SLR models, ahead of all the features.
For professionals and those who are going to develop photo-now is an excellent time to buy a new camera. And to make the right choice, we offer you to look at our list of “Best Cameras of 2015”
Nikon D4S – this is without a doubt the best camera of the year. Someone might argue, but the test results speak for themselves. It is a true professional-grade DSLR, with an excellent full frame sensor. The camera produces pictures in burst shooting at 12 frames per second with uninterrupted tracking of the object in focus. Also of note is the ability to shoot in the dark at a maximum sensitivity of ISO 409 600. Nikon D4S is the best tool for professional shooting of news, sports and wildlife.
Samsung Company has less experience in the design of cameras like Canon and Nikon, but NX1 – this is one of the best cameras we’ve seen this year. The device “fires” at the speed of 15 frames per second and has the ability to record 4K-video, and equipped with the most advanced autofocus system. Such mirror-less cameras in the market. NX1 – a high-performance flagship of Samsung which can build a new ecosystem.
The best innovation of the year 2015
Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM
Over the past couple of years Sigma has become a second-rate manufacturer of optics manufacturer of innovative lenses and separate devices. Many companies and creative studios use products Sigma, than create a good reputation. This is confirmed by a first-class image quality and superior build. Lens Sigma 18-35mm f / 1.8 DC HSM is something of a miracle.
Optics designed for SLR cameras with APS-C sensor. The world’s first zoom lens with constant aperture f / 1.8. The device has a moderate price tag and available to all.
Best Camera for Enthusiasts
If you follow the development of the market of photographic equipment, you probably know that Fujifilm implemented in the line of X100. The camera is an update to last year’s X100T X100S model in which to note the improved hybrid optical / electronic viewfinder and a host of other upgrades.
The new camera from Fuji as always absorbed in itself all the best from the design of the old film cameras and modern digital camera. For true enthusiasts line X100 can not be indifferent.
Panasonic Lumix DMC – LX 100
LX100 is not so maintained in retro style as the X100T, but that does not make it less attractive for photographers. Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 is made in format Four Thirds, but the device is capable of recording 4K-video camera is also equipped with excellent electronic viewfinder.
Best Mirror-Mess Camera 2015
Panasonic Lumix DMC – GH 4
GH4 has a lower image quality and a few minor flaws, but a huge range of modern optics compensates for these shortcomings.
Olympus PEN E-PL7
If you need a small camera with interchangeable lenses, you should pay attention to the Olympus PEN E-PL7. This camera works just as well as the SLR, which cost twice as much, it shoots very quickly, and is compatible with an extensive family of lenses Micro Four Thirds.
The camera is compact and lightweight. Her speed and other characteristics like not only for beginners but also for professionals. Adjustable display will be useful not only for unique shots from unusual angles, but also for those who like to do self.
Sony Alpha A6000
Sony A6000 slightly inferior E-PL7 in terms of performance, but it’s still a great camera in its class. The unit can attract customers by the presence of an electronic viewfinder and a large APS-C sensor. With the adapter, you can use not only the Sony E-mount lenses, and glass from other manufacturers.
Most Professional Camera of 2015
Canon EOS 1 D X
Two years ago the EOS-1D X has been the best camera to date and the device remains in the list of leaders. Canon has updated the firmware of their camera, thus it supports the relevance of adding new features and improving the work of the old. In technical terms, taking into account all functions of EOS-1D X is not much inferior Nikon D4S.
D810 received a number of upgrades compared to the previous model D800. New faster, significantly improved autofocus system, has an improved dynamic range, and is equipped with the same 36-megapixel sensor.
D750 – is full-motion device that is located between the low-end-D610 model and professional D810. Nikon D750 brings a number of new ideas for Nikon full-frame in the slow-paced lineup. Innovations for this class is the availability of two card slots, Wi-Fi-module touch screen LCD (first among full-frame DSLR). Nikon D750 camera is balanced, able to satisfy most photographers functionality and quality.
Best High-End SLR Camera of 2015
Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Canon 7D Mark II is located in the middle of the rankings DSLR with APS-C sensor, but the camera is the flagship. The camera is filled with technological innovations, such as the Dual Pixel CMOS AF, AF system similar to EOS-1D X. There is also a weather seals that can withstand severe weather conditions.
Nikon D 5300
Anyone who seeks to purchase a classic SLR camera with good performance and a modern filling, you should pay attention to the Nikon D5300. The camera has one of the best performance on the market in its class. The device offers amazing performance with a speed burst shooting 5 frames per second in 24-megapixel APS-C sensor, a fast 39-point autofocus system and the possibility of video recording in 1080p resolution at 60 frames per second. All this is supported by a built-in Wi-Fi, and a rotating screen.
Not many people think when it comes to DSLR cameras that Canon and Nikon in addition there are other worthy manufacturers. Pentax is one of the best in the area and is not far behind its competitors. Model K-50 has excellent characteristics as well manifests itself in low light, and has excellent dynamic range. Few competitors can boast of such a protection against moisture and dust in K-50. There is a choice of different colors of the housing.
Top Semi-compact Camera
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
If you do not want to think about changing lenses, or you already have a good camera with interchangeable lenses, and you want a simple device to always have it on hand. LX100 – is your best choice. The camera has an excellent 4/3 format sensor, a sharp lens and can record 4K-video. Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 is one of the best cameras of the year.
Best High-End Compact Cameras
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX10
For several years, Sony RX100 has been the benchmark in its class. The new RX10 Sony suffered all the best with the RX100, and added to her super-zoom lens. The result was one of the most interesting cameras on the market.
The rugged, ergonomic RX10 included almost everything that can be useful in a cell with non-removable lens. The device has a 1-inch touchscreen display, a lens with a focal length of 24-200mm and aperture f/2.8, a magnificent electronic viewfinder, and a well thought-out control scheme that will suit both beginners and experts.
Panasonic Lumix DMC – FZ 1000
Championship RX10 can not hold out for long, as Panasonic FZ1000 already comes on the heels. It has very similar characteristics. Able to shoot 4K-video and is equipped with a 16x zoom lens.
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